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Ranked! The matchday experience at all 12 Premiership stadiums

6. Leicester Tigers – Welford Road(7.08)

In five words or less: Big, if not pretty

Most recent visit: 2018

Best feature: The scale of the place, and the atmosphere when full

Worst feature: Very dated and a bit of an eyesore.


5. Northampton Saints – Franklin’s Gardens(7.09)

In five words or less: Passionate home fans

Most recent visit: 2016

Best feature: Excellent atmosphere, four nice stands

Worst feature: Seats in the Church Stand are very cramped

The final scoreboard showing 67 – 17 to Northampton Saints during the Gallagher Premiership match between Northampton Saints and Sale Sharks on 16 February 2019 at Franklin’s Gardens, Northampton, Northamptonshire – PHOTO: Tom Sandberg/PPAUK


4. Bristol Bears – Ashton Gate (7.24) 

In five words or less: Home to be proud of

Most recent visit: 2019

Best feature: The overall match experience.

Worst feature: Not always full.

Mascots with Steve Luatua, Captain of Bristol Bears during the Gallagher Premiership Match between Bristol Bears and Northampton Saints at Ashton Gate, Bristol on September 29. – PHOTO: Tom Sandberg/PPAUK – Rugby

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  2. Jeff Badland

    Personally, whenever I’ve been to Kingsholme, I’ve found the atmosphere to be incredibly hostile and unfriendly- more like a football crowd than rugby, with their unsportsmanlike chants and frequent booing during kicks.

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